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651: Eating in the Instagram Era

50:09 | Feb 15th

We look at food and identity through the lenses of social media, Instant Pot/multicookers, social protest, rediscovered roots, and shopping behavior

Eating in Space

13:04 | Mar 6th, 2018

Astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield enjoys sharing all aspects of life in space, especially what it's like to eat and handle food in zero gravity.

626: The President's Kitchen Cabinet

50:39 | Feb 16th, 2018

Adrian Miller on black presidential chefs, Andrea Nguyen on pho, The Key 3 with Amanda Cohen, and America's Test Kitchen on premium EVOO

645: Lynne's Goodbye

1:23:31 | Dec 29th, 2017

A farewell to Lynne Rossetto Kasper, honoring her career in food and more than 22 years hosting The Splendid Table

643: Thanksgiving 2017

48:48 | Nov 17th, 2017

Indian-spiced Thanksgiving, Emma Christensen on hard cider, ATK's Thanksgiving hacks, The Mash-Up Americans, Doc Willoughby's heirloom pot roast

618: Touring Harlem

49:46 | Oct 27th, 2017

Marcus Samuelsson on Harlem, Charlotte Druckman on cast iron, Robert Simonson on craft cocktails, America's Test Kitchen on Brussels sprouts.

641: Gail Simmons's Key 3

49:31 | Oct 20th, 2017

The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America's Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.

617: Breeding a Better Apple

49:49 | Oct 13th, 2017

David Bedford on apples, Molly Birnbaum on mushrooms, Tunde Wey on his Blackness in America dinners, Molly Yeh on her new cookbook

640: Iconic Desserts

49:39 | Oct 6th, 2017

Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva

613: Mortar & Pestle

49:39 | Aug 18th, 2017

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on zhug, Robin Ha on Korean food, Anya Fernald on entertaining, Molly Birnbaum on frozen yogurt, Mark Hagen on zucchini.

612: Fresh Water

50:06 | Aug 4th, 2017

Ann Bancroft on fresh water, Sabrina Ghayour on Sirocco, Holly De Ruyter on Wisconsin supper clubs, ATK on portion scoops, Jekka McVicar on celery.

632: Food Myths

48:59 | Jun 2nd, 2017

America's Test Kitchen on busted food myths, Trine Hahnemann on hygge, Ole Mouritsen on mouthfeel, Burmese cuisine, and classic vegetarian cookbooks

631: Jessica Harris

48:26 | May 19th, 2017

Jessica Harris on her memoir, The Key 3 with Dale Talde, ATK taste tests bagged popcorn, Mads Refslund & Tama Matsuoka Wong on 'trash cooking'

656: The Opposite of Locavore

49:23 | Apr 12th

What does it mean to be a food pilgrim versus food tourist? We consider the cultural ramifications of food travel and foods with multinational roots.

Cooking with Scraps

08:41 | Apr 9th

Mads Refslund and Tama Matsuoka Wong encourage 'trash cooking,' where food waste is given new life as ingredients for innovative dishes.

681: Burrito Royalty, Kitchens in Palestine & the Food of Nigeria

49:46 | Apr 5th

We go inside the kitchens of Palestine, look at the diversity of Nigerian cuisine, meet frozen burrito royalty, and find out what’s up with bowl food.

655: The Seeds of Flavor

50:49 | Mar 29th

Celebrate spring with seeds that create new flavors -- and change lives. Plus, one-bottle cocktails and unexpected ways to cook spring vegetables.

Essential Chinese Cooking Techniques

08:06 | Mar 26th

Self-described tech geek turned chef/food writer Kian Lam Kho discusses Chinese cooking methods: stir-frying, red cooking, braising, and smoking.

680: The Sharpest Tools

50:08 | Mar 22nd

This week, it’s all about surprising stories behind the little tools in your kitchen.

654: The Oyster King and the Seagull Test

49:59 | Mar 15th

Let’s dive into oysters: we’ll talk about how they’re grown, the history of a surprising oyster king, shucking with a pro, and grief in a half shell.

Cooking Scallops

06:50 | Mar 12th

Molly Birnbaum (America's Test Kitchen) explains that sourcing the right scallop is as important as how you cook it.

679: Four Persian Cooks

49:35 | Mar 8th

It’s the food of Persia with conversations about fresh herbs, tahdig, a classic fish stew, modern Iranian cuisine, and the Persian pantry.

652: Good News for Chicken & Post-Wildfire Foraging

49:58 | Mar 1st

Maryn McKenna on Big Chicken, Pascal Baudar on foraging, Barton Seaver on fish, ATK on charred beet salad, Alpana Singh on Master Sommelier exam

Vietnamese Food Any Day

09:02 | Feb 26th

Best-selling cookbook author Andrea Nguyen weighs in on some surprising ingredients you might not associate with Vietnamese food.

678: Say Cheese!

49:53 | Feb 22nd

We step behind the scenes at The Cheesemonger Invitational, then go deep into the world of cheese with experts Greselda Powell and Tia Keenan.

The Power of Scent

08:48 | Feb 12th

Artisan perfumer Mandy Aftel uses her deep knowledge of essential oils to reveal the secret life of scent in creative cooking.

677: Do We All Eat the Same?

49:57 | Feb 8th

We look at foods that connect us, the loss of lunchtime, the culture of insect eating, and a burger that is not served your way.

650: The Art of the Sandwich

50:45 | Feb 1st

Turning the sandwich, a workday workhorse, into a work of art

History of Sauces

08:55 | Jan 29th

Food historian Maryann Tebben discusses the past, present and future of sauces.

676: Daily Bread

50:02 | Jan 25th

From biscuits to bagels, Ethiopian injera to Nordic flatbreads, we explore some of the great breads baked worldwide.

649: Behind the Restaurant

50:06 | Jan 18th

The complicated community of restaurants and their people.

Green Soup for the Winter Blues

06:19 | Jan 15th

Long, gray winter got you down? Find some seasonal relief in this warm, colorful soup recipe from Anna Thomas.

675: The Food of Thailand

50:29 | Jan 11th

Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.

647: Mexican Food in America

50:59 | Jan 4th

Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe

Chefs, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll

17:46 | Jan 1st

Food writer Andrew Friedman celebrates the free spirits and misfits who started the the American restaurant revolution.

674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov

50:44 | Dec 28th, 2018

Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.

644: The Power of Invitation

51:00 | Dec 21st, 2018

Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation

Eating Italy: A Holiday Menu

10:56 | Dec 18th, 2018

Italian food expert Jack Bishop (America’s Test Kitchen) takes us to Italy with an authentic holiday menu featuring six regionally inspired dishes.

673: How Chefs Holiday at Home

49:35 | Dec 14th, 2018

Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.

630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

49:28 | Dec 7th, 2018

Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

Best in Show Cookies

10:30 | Dec 4th, 2018

As a food writer and cookie contest coordinator Rick Nelson has seen and tasted thousands of cookie recipes. He shares some of his favorites with us.

672: Holiday Warm-Up

49:49 | Nov 30th, 2018

We prepare for the holidays with stuffed potato pancakes, Indian American comfort food, and some great reasons to drink Champagne.

642: The Sioux Chef

49:17 | Nov 23rd, 2018

Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America's Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O'Keefe on mushrooms

Turkey Confidential 2018

1:55:32 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Our Thanksgiving 2018 call-in show hosted by Francis Lam with guests Dorie Greenspan, Pati Jinich, Samin Nosrat & Lynne Rossetto Kasper

Lynne's Twists on Thanksgiving Side Dishes

13:37 | Nov 20th, 2018

Lynne Rossetto Kasper shares many wonderful ideas for adding new flavors to traditional Thanksgiving sides.

671: Carla Hall’s Soul Food Thanksgiving

49:04 | Nov 16th, 2018

Get ready for Thanksgiving with a soul food menu, game-changing gravy technique, fixes for dessert disasters, and an epic lesson on pumpkin pie.

643: Thanksgiving 2017

49:24 | Nov 9th, 2018

Indian-spiced Thanksgiving, Emma Christensen on hard cider, ATK's Thanksgiving hacks, The Mash-Up Americans, Doc Willoughby's heirloom pot roast

Unexpected Wines from Unexpected Places

10:52 | Nov 6th, 2018

Wine expert Madeline Puckette uncorks a selection of unique wines that are both quaffable and affordable.

670: René Redzepi – Fermentation, Inspiration and the Balance of Life

49:27 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Chef René Redzepi on how fermentation is the future of great cooking, Noma's global influence, and his work/life balance.

641: Gail Simmons's Key 3

49:35 | Oct 26th, 2018

The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America's Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.

Hard Cider Revival

10:17 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Apple expert Amy Traverso discusses hard cider's history and current popularity in America, and gives suggestions for pairing hard ciders with food.

669: An Award-Winning Duo: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken

49:38 | Oct 19th, 2018

2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.

640: Iconic Desserts

50:02 | Oct 12th, 2018

Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva

Beer Hacks

11:55 | Oct 9th, 2018

Ben Robinson's creative work-arounds for getting beer cold quickly, opening without an opener, and glassware suggestions based on serving temperature.

668: Edna Lewis, an American Original

50:30 | Oct 5th, 2018

We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.

628: Food From Faraway Places

51:00 | Sep 28th, 2018

Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

Wine Headaches

11:39 | Sep 25th, 2018

Food science writer Dr. Nadia Berenstein looks at the chemical compounds that could cause you to have a wicked headache when drinking wine.

667: Taking Care

50:19 | Sep 21st, 2018

We look at what it means to take care of yourself and others with food – from pies and inherited tea to community farms and home kitchens.

639: Filipino Food

50:21 | Sep 14th, 2018

Inside the food of the Philippines with Amy Besa, King & Emma Phojanakong, Chad Valencia, Jessica Hagedorn, Joanne Boston, and America's Test Kitchen

Preserving the Taste of Summer

09:41 | Sep 11th, 2018

Food preservationist extraordinaire Marisa McClellan shares scaled-down canning projects to help capture and keep the flavors of summer.

666: In Jacques Pépin's Kitchen

50:12 | Sep 7th, 2018

Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.

638: The Future of Urban Farming

50:15 | Aug 31st, 2018

Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations

Eating Summer: Tomatoes and Watermelon

11:49 | Aug 28th, 2018

As summer comes to an end, Southern chef Vivian Howard shares some of her favorite ways to cook and preserve watermelon and tomatoes.

665: How Bees Made What We Eat

49:55 | Aug 24th, 2018

We spotlight bees: their important role in food and evolution, urban beekeeping, the mystery of colony collapse, and how to use honey in the kitchen

636: Peppers, Onions & Butter

50:11 | Aug 17th, 2018

Maricel Presilla on chili peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions

Saladish: Beyond Leafy Greens & Dressing

13:40 | Aug 14th, 2018

Ilene Rosen encourages improvisation and experimentation with ingredients to amplify your vegetables

664: Project Cooking

50:16 | Aug 10th, 2018

We're taking on serious cooking projects: whole hog barbecue, paella on the grill, community ovens, and an unforgettable tomato panade.

637: Greens & Spanish Sauces

50:15 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Jenn Louis on greens, Omar Allibhoy on Spanish sauces, Hank Shaw on eating daylilies, America's Test Kitchen on sonker.

663: The Importance of Eating Urchins

50:08 | Jul 27th, 2018

The aquacultural benefits of eating purple sea urchins. Making rice salad and savory breakfast. America’s Test Kitchen on perfect home-cooked falafel.

Thai Rolled Ice Cream

08:39 | Jul 24th, 2018

Forget the traditional scoops and cones. Thai rolled ice cream is an exciting new way to create and enjoy delicious desserts.

635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

50:07 | Jul 20th, 2018

Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining

662: Pepper Party

50:06 | Jul 13th, 2018

Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they’re enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.

The Spirit of Aperitivo

09:32 | Jul 10th, 2018

The workday is over! Unwind and prepare for the evening ahead with a drink and light meal in the style of Italian aperitivo.

634: Where We Eat

50:29 | Jul 6th, 2018

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, An Angel in Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

661: Summer Cookout

50:54 | Jun 29th, 2018

Light up and get your grill on with inspired sauces and sides, and foolproof techniques for both your fire and your food.

Steven Raichlen's World of Meatless Smoking

09:53 | Jun 26th, 2018

Grill guru Steven Raichlen reveals a world of meatless smoking that includes potatoes, cheese, eggs, water and even ice cream.

633: The Unexpected South

51:10 | Jun 22nd, 2018

John T. Edge on Southern hippie farmers, Dinner at the Patel Motel, America's Test Kitchen on SC Fresh Smoked Ham, Southern food in Pacific Northwest

660: Barbacoa, Boniato, and Ceviche

51:19 | Jun 15th, 2018

An episode dedicated to pinnacle dishes and ingredients from Peru, the Caribbean, and Mexico.

Anthony Bourdain Remembered

24:18 | Jun 14th, 2018

The Splendid Table with Anthony Bourdain: chef, industry booster and critic, world traveler, and adventurous eater.

Vedge on Veganism

10:38 | Jun 12th, 2018

In our Splendid Table Selects, Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau, of Vedge, talk about the ever-expanding world of vegan food.

638: The Future of Urban Farming

51:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations

659: Vegging Out

51:04 | Jun 1st, 2018

The cultural (and family) politics of vegetarianism, new techniques and better planning for cooking veggies, and essential vegan dishes from Vedge.

Cooking & Eating in Spring

10:38 | May 29th, 2018

The New York Times food writer Melissa Clark talks about springtime recipes - from Green Goddess dressing to a tangy take on new potatoes and peas.

632: Food Myths

49:09 | May 25th, 2018

America's Test Kitchen on busted food myths, Trine Hahnemann on hygge, Ole Mouritsen on mouthfeel, Burmese cuisine, and classic vegetarian cookbooks

658: Nigella Lawson Defends the Honor of Home Cooking

51:22 | May 18th, 2018

Food world superstar Nigella Lawson embraces the pleasure of home cooking, speaks against food elitism, and approaches cookbooks like conversations

Patti LaBelle in the Kitchen

10:57 | May 15th, 2018

Legendary singer and cookbook author Patti LaBelle talks about cooking from the soul and keeping it basic.

631: Jessica Harris

48:40 | May 11th, 2018

Jessica Harris on her memoir, The Key 3 with Dale Talde, ATK taste tests bagged popcorn, Mads Refslund & Tama Matsuoka Wong on 'trash cooking'

657: The Philly Special

50:27 | May 4th, 2018

Francis Lam live on stage with three of Philadelphia’s best chefs: Ange Branca, Eli Kulp and Mike Solomonov.

Flour Tortilla Road Trip

06:47 | May 1st, 2018

Taco historian and food writer Gustavo Arellano takes us to the American Southwest and California for a taste of must-have flour tortillas.

630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

51:19 | Apr 27th, 2018

Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

656: The Opposite of Locavore

51:26 | Apr 20th, 2018

What does it mean to be a food pilgrim versus food tourist? We consider the cultural ramifications of food travel and foods with multinational roots.

Tucson: America's First City of Gastronomy

07:31 | Apr 17th, 2018

Savor the many different foods that make Tucson, Arizona worthy of being named the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the U.S.

629: Feeding Family

51:19 | Apr 13th, 2018

A deep look at what it means to eat with and feed a family, whether it's the family we're born into or the family that we choose.

655: The Seeds of Flavor

51:09 | Apr 6th, 2018

Celebrate spring with seeds that create new flavors -- and change lives. Plus, one-bottle cocktails and unexpected ways to cook spring vegetables.

Essential Asian Sauces

08:35 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Dan Souza from America's Test Kitchen takes us on a flavorful tour of three classic Asian sauces: oyster sauce, fish sauce, and hoisin sauce.

634: Where We Eat

50:29 | Mar 30th, 2018

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, An Angel in Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

628: Food From Faraway Places

49:30 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

For the Love of Fat

10:46 | Mar 20th, 2018

Andrew Zimmern explains how important fat is to the flavor, appearance and texture of the foods we love.

654: The Oyster King and the Seagull Test

50:19 | Mar 16th, 2018

Let’s dive into oysters: we’ll talk about how they’re grown, the history of a surprising oyster king, shucking with a pro, and grief in a half shell.

653: The Women's Pages

50:35 | Mar 9th, 2018

Amanda Cohen on female chefs, Hanna Raskin on the women's pages, Buddhist cooking in Japan, ATK on slow cookers, Daniel Patterson on vegetables

652: Good News for Chicken & Post-Wildfire Foraging

50:20 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Maryn McKenna on Big Chicken, Pascal Baudar on foraging, Barton Seaver on fish, ATK on charred beet salad, Alpana Singh on Master Sommelier exam

651: Eating in the Instagram Era

50:29 | Feb 23rd, 2018

We look at food and identity through the lenses of social media, Instant Pot/multicookers, social protest, rediscovered roots, and shopping behavior

All About Fondue

11:19 | Feb 20th, 2018

Splendid Table Selects featuring travel writer Tim Neville on his discovery of -- and the perfect formula for making -- fantastic fondue.

650: The Art of the Sandwich

50:28 | Feb 9th, 2018

Turning the sandwich, a workday workhorse, into a work of art

Landing (and Cooking) the Perfect Fish

18:28 | Feb 6th, 2018

Splendid Table Selects with fish/seafood expert chef Mike Cimarusti on ways to cook fish, dock-to-dish sustainability, and chowder essentials.

649: Behind the Restaurant

51:26 | Feb 2nd, 2018

The complicated community of restaurants and their people.

648: New Eyes on the Pantry

51:21 | Jan 26th, 2018

Marcus Samuelsson on global ingredients, Olia Hercules on Ukrainian flavors, making toum at home, training your wine palate, ATK tests tea kettles

639: Filipino Food

51:19 | Jan 19th, 2018

Inside the food of the Philippines with Amy Besa, King & Emma Phojanakong, Chad Valencia, Jessica Hagedorn, Joanne Boston, and America's Test Kitchen

647: Mexican Food in America

51:19 | Jan 12th, 2018

Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe

646: Fifth-Generation Street Vendor

51:19 | Jan 5th, 2018

Azalina Eushope on street food, Anna Thomas on green soup, America's Test Kitchen on sourdough, Elaine Khosrova on butter, Greg Engert on craft beer

The Splendid Table's Homemade Holidays with America's Test Kitchen

48:11 | Dec 22nd, 2017

The Splendid Table partners with America's Test Kitchen for a holiday special to help with the menu, drink list, and conversation at your party.

622: Betty Fussell

48:38 | Dec 15th, 2017

J. Kenji López-Alt on breakfast, ATK gets bitter, Betty Fussell on life, Shaina Shealy on West Bank olive harvest, Dan Zigmond on Buddha's Diet

644: The Power of Invitation

48:33 | Dec 8th, 2017

Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation

621: Cheese Girl

48:58 | Dec 1st, 2017

Madeline Puckette on Valpolicella, Luisa Weiss on German baking, Linnea Burnham's cheese journey, Stanley Ginsberg on rye, and roasting with ATK

620: Spice Companion

49:20 | Nov 24th, 2017

Lior Lev Sercarz on spices, Molly Birnbaum on pineapple buns, Dorie Greenspan on cookies, Mike Shanahan on figs, Leslie Pariseau on dried cod

Turkey Confidential 2017

1:55:56 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Thanksgiving 2017 call-in show hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Francis Lam. Guests: Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson, Amy Sedaris, Dan Souza

619: Thanksgiving 2016

48:50 | Nov 10th, 2017

Anthony Bourdain on cooking and chaos, Vivian Howard on sweet potatoes, ATK on Pennsylvania Dutch apple pie, plus a look at wild rice preservation

642: The Sioux Chef

49:36 | Nov 3rd, 2017

Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America's Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O'Keefe on mushrooms

Pancit Canton with Chef King Phojanakong

09:53 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Francis Lam visits Chef King Phojanakong for a lesson on cooking the popular Filipino comfort food, Pancit Canton with Chicken and Sausage.

616: The Ten Restaurants That Changed America

49:13 | Sep 29th, 2017

Paul Freedman on important restaurants in US history, Sylvia Weinstock on artisan cakes, Julie Sahni on turmeric, ATK on grilled lamb-stuffed pitas

639: Filipino Food

49:31 | Sep 22nd, 2017

Inside the food of the Philippines with Amy Besa, King & Emma Phojanakong, Chad Valencia, Jessica Hagedorn, Joanne Boston, and America's Test Kitchen

615: Seasons

48:23 | Sep 15th, 2017

The Perennial Plate goes to Colorado, Jekka McVicar on sage, Rachel Khoo on flavor combinations, Ronni Lundy on salt, ATK on milk punch

638: The Future of Urban Farming

49:42 | Sep 8th, 2017

Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations

638: The Future of Urban Farming

49:42 | Sep 8th, 2017

Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations

614: Meeting Hoppin' John

49:33 | Sep 1st, 2017

Osayi Endolyn on Hoppin' John, Kurt Soller on Impossible Burger, Jacques Pépin on chicken, ATK on NJ Crumb Buns, Dan Pashman on the Greensboro Four

614: Meeting Hoppin' John

49:33 | Sep 1st, 2017

Osayi Endolyn on Hoppin' John, Kurt Soller on Impossible Burger, Jacques Pépin on chicken, ATK on NJ Crumb Buns, Dan Pashman on the Greensboro Four

637: Greens & Spanish Sauces

49:48 | Aug 25th, 2017

Jenn Louis on greens, Omar Allibhoy on Spanish sauces, Hank Shaw on eating daylilies, America's Test Kitchen on sonker.

637: Greens & Spanish Sauces

49:48 | Aug 25th, 2017

Jenn Louis on greens, Omar Allibhoy on Spanish sauces, Hank Shaw on eating daylilies, America's Test Kitchen on sonker.

613: Mortar & Pestle

49:39 | Aug 18th, 2017

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on zhug, Robin Ha on Korean food, Anya Fernald on entertaining, Molly Birnbaum on frozen yogurt, Mark Hagen on zucchini.

636: Peppers, Onions & Butter

49:42 | Aug 11th, 2017

Maricel Presilla on chile peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions

636: Peppers, Onions & Butter

49:42 | Aug 11th, 2017

Maricel Presilla on chile peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions

612: Fresh Water

50:06 | Aug 4th, 2017

Ann Bancroft on fresh water, Sabrina Ghayour on Sirocco, Holly De Ruyter on Wisconsin supper clubs, ATK on portion scoops, Jekka McVicar on celery.

The Roots of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

09:02 | Aug 1st, 2017

Host Francis Lam and guest Zoe Adjonyoh discuss her family roots in Ghanaian cooking and her reimagining of the traditional cuisine of Ghana.

The Roots of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

09:02 | Aug 1st, 2017

Host Francis Lam and guest Zoe Adjonyoh discuss her family roots in Ghanaian cooking and her reimagining of the traditional cuisine of Ghana.

611: Nordic Fare

50:31 | Jul 28th, 2017

Magnus Nilsson on Nordic cooking, America's Test Kitchen on steak frites, John Wurdeman on Georgian wine, and Adeena Sussman on tahini.

611: Nordic Fare

50:31 | Jul 28th, 2017

Magnus Nilsson on Nordic cooking, America's Test Kitchen on steak frites, John Wurdeman on Georgian wine, and Adeena Sussman on tahini.

635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

49:53 | Jul 21st, 2017

Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining

635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

49:53 | Jul 21st, 2017

Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining

610: Slow Change

47:55 | Jul 14th, 2017

Krishnendu Ray on food history, Molly Birnbaum on eggs, Steve Sando on beans, Marisa Huff on aperitivo, Jekka McVicar on rosemary.

610: Slow Change

47:55 | Jul 14th, 2017

Krishnendu Ray on food history, Molly Birnbaum on eggs, Steve Sando on beans, Marisa Huff on aperitivo, Jekka McVicar on rosemary.

634: Where We Eat

49:56 | Jul 7th, 2017

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, The Angel of Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

634: Where We Eat

49:56 | Jul 7th, 2017

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, The Angel of Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

585: Twenty

49:43 | Jun 30th, 2017

Julia Child on potato salad, Mario Batali on vegetables, ATK on BBQ sauce, Bill Waddington on iced tea, Joshua Wesson, Claudia Roden.

609: Silk Road Food

49:02 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford on Samarkand, Michael Twitty's The Cooking Gene, ATK's Molly Birnbaum on Parmesan.

Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South’s Influence on Fast Food

09:02 | Jun 20th, 2017

Host Francis Lam and food historian John T. Edge discuss how two southern icons and their fried chicken businesses changed American fast food.

633: The Unexpected South

48:43 | Jun 16th, 2017

John T. Edge on Southern hippie farmers, Dinner at the Patel Motel, America's Test Kitchen on SC Fresh Smoked Ham, Southern food in Pacific Northwest

607: The Secrets of Service

48:42 | Jun 9th, 2017

Will Guidara on service, Steve Raichlen on meatless smoking, Talia Baiocchi on low-alcohol drinks, culinary covers, ATK on espresso machines

Bon Appétit's Adam Rapoport interviews host Francis Lam

47:17 | Jun 6th, 2017

Francis Lam and Adam Rapoport discuss editing cookbooks, entertaining friends at home, living and eating with Chrissy Teigen, and a bit of football.

606: Spring Fling

48:43 | May 26th, 2017

Skye Gyngell on Spring, Robert Egger on senior meals, Molly Birnbaum on milk, Mark Hagen on rhubarb, True Treats Candy.

605: Farm-to-Table

48:30 | May 12th, 2017

Lenny Russo on farm-to-table, ATK on fettuccine, Alex Raij on the Basque Country, Dina Cheney on non-dairy milks, meat in vending machines

630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

51:06 | May 5th, 2017

Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

Bonus: Samin Nosrat's Pasta alle Vongole - extended interview with recipe

08:12 | May 5th, 2017

Splendid Table Sides: Extended interview with Samin Nosrat about working with acid to balance dishes, specifically her recipe for Pasta alle Vongole

604: Wurst Case

49:22 | Apr 28th, 2017

Chris Ying on sausage, Chris Schonberger on food media, America's Test Kitchen on perfect baked potatoes, Floyd Cardoz on curry, Lynda Trang Dai

629: Feeding Family

49:20 | Apr 21st, 2017

Pableaux Johnson on red beans and rice, Bianca Bosker on wine obsession, David Leite on his new memoir, ATK on salmon, Spilled Milk on feeding kids

601: Brain Food

49:51 | Apr 14th, 2017

Dr. Drew Ramsey on brain health, Olia Hercules on Ukraine, Chinese food on U.S./Mexico border, and ATK on North Carolina Dipped Fried Chicken

Bonus: Shane Mitchell Extended Interview

14:28 | Apr 12th, 2017

Splendid Table Sides: Extended interview with Shane Mitchell, who explored the meaning of hospitality across the globe for her book Far Afield.

628: Food From Faraway Places

49:29 | Apr 7th, 2017

Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

603: Koreatown

50:15 | Mar 31st, 2017

Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard on Korean food, Enrique Olvera on recipes, Molly Birnbaum on scallops, Gary Nabhan on Tucson.

627: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food

50:53 | Mar 24th, 2017

Lam & Thile new gigs, Hanna Raskin on women's pages, Mario Batali on Jim Harrison, Buddhist cooking in Japan, ATK & slow cookers, Colu Henry on pasta

602: The Dirt Cure

50:16 | Mar 17th, 2017

Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein on dirt, Bee Wilson on eating, Molly Birnbaum on lamb, Katie Parla on Rome, The Sporkful's Dan Pashman.

626: The President's Kitchen Cabinet

50:42 | Mar 10th, 2017

Adrian Miller on black presidential chefs, Andrea Nguyen on pho, The Key 3 with Amanda Cohen, and America's Test Kitchen on premium EVOO